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(Re)Make, Don’t Buy – The Green Ethos Behind Maker Faire Brighton

Surprising as it may sound the upcoming Brighton Mini Maker Faire is very much a Green event, and we’re delighted to have so many participants helping us to get a real focus on ecological issues.  It may sound a bizarre … Continue reading

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Meet the Maker #2: Jane Bom-Bane and her Mechanical Hats

If you’ve ever taken a wander down George Street (a little side street off St James’s Street in Brighton), you may have stumbled upon Bom-Bane’s, a tiny little cafe with a big personality. The proprietress, Jane Bom-Bane is also an … Continue reading

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Meet the Sponsors: Folksy

For many makers, getting their creations into the hands of others is part of the fun – whether that be at an event like Maker Faire or by selling the things they make. Online marketplaces have become vital hubs for … Continue reading

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Meet the Sponsors: Revolution Education & PICAXE

I first came across Revolution Education when we were planning kits for our Noise Toys workshop back in May – the Luna Mod kit in Make: 26 was based around their PICAXE microcontroller. The kit went down a storm (in … Continue reading

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Meet the Sponsors: Semantico

It’s with great pleasure that I write a wee blurb about Semantico, who are providing a great deal of financial support to our Maker Faire. They make innovative and award-winning web sites for the academic publishing industry. Semantico, and particularly … Continue reading

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Brighton Mini Maker Faire – One Month to Go!

Today marks the beginning of our final countdown (cue cheesy 80s soundtrack) to Brighton’s First ever Maker Faire, with just one month left until the big event on 3rd September. Behind the scenes we’re squirrelling away – making preparations and … Continue reading

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Meet the Maker #1: Jason Hotchkiss’s Musical Lava Lamps

In the first of our ‘Meet the Maker’ series of films, Brighton programmer Jason Hotchkiss demonstrates how he makes musical soundscapes from lava lamps using light sensors, and talks about his passion for making things. Thanks to Larchmont Films for … Continue reading

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Maker Faire Brighton Makers Announced

After an intense (and longer than expected – sorry) phase sorting through applicants and choosing the best, the time has finally come to announce the makers who’ll be appearing at the first ever Brighton Mini Maker Faire on 3rd September. … Continue reading

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Meet the Sponsors: Content & Motion

Before we start introducing some of the amazing line-up of makers that will be making the day special, we wanted to bring a little attention to some of the folk that are making the event happen, either by supplying us … Continue reading

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Final Call for Brighton Maker Faire Maker Applications – Closes Today (30th June)

So here we are, just a few hours away from the deadline to get your Maker applications in. Thank you to everyone who has already submitted on the Maker page, it’s a great list so far – full of fun, … Continue reading

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